FTC Gives Final Signoff To Myspace Privacy Settlement

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 10:01 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday approved a final settlement with Myspace LLC that ends charges of improper user data privacy and implements independent assessments for the next 20 years, despite complaints from a privacy group saying the deal didn't go far enough.

After reviewing public comment, the FTC approved the deal in a 4-0-1 vote, with Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen not participating. The resolution, first announced in May, also requires Myspace to implement a comprehensive privacy program and refrain from future privacy misrepresentations.

Myspace agreed...
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